India will use Ethereum blockchain to verify diploma certificates

The government of Maharashtra has recently Announce Cooperate with Indian blockchain startup LegitDoc to implement a credential system supported by Ethereum (Ethereum) Is used to provide a tamper-proof diploma certificate.

In response to the increase in forged documents, the Maharashtra State Skills Development Board (MSBSD) objected India’s encryption ban narrative Use a public blockchain based on Ethereum. In an exclusive statement with Cointelegraph, LegitDoc CEO Neil Martis emphasized that although certificates are verified using traditional manual methods, MSBSD will begin to advocate only digital verification methods in all manual verification request years.

Showing the interest of other local government authorities, Matisse added:

“We have received an active work order from the Karnataka government (Ministry of Information Technology and Biotechnology). We are negotiating with the Telangana government (Ministry of School Education) and the Ministry of Higher Education of Maharashtra to provide Their student community implements LegitDoc.”

Matisse said that mainstream institutions such as the National Institute of Technology (Surathkal) and Ashoka University are negotiating similar solutions to combat continued forgery of documents.

Cooperation with LegitDoc makes India an early adopter of the implementation of an educational e-government system Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Malta and Singapore.

MSBSD Chairman Dr. Anil Jadhao cited the ability of blockchain to curb fraud related to document forgery and pointed out:

“In the past 10 years, there has been a sharp increase in forgery of government-issued documents, causing huge financial and reputation losses to relevant stakeholders.”

related: MIT professor asserts that blockchain technology is not as secure as claimed

Follow up with MIT’s implementation of the tamper-proof blockchain diploma, Cointelegraph report Professor Stuart Madnick believes that blockchain brings a series of unique challenges.

As a reminder, Madnick thinks,

“The most important thing is that although the blockchain system represents advancements in encryption and security, it is in some respects the same as other technologies and has new vulnerabilities unique to the blockchain. In fact, human actions or non- This will still have a significant impact on the security of the blockchain.”